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high fly ball. deep left center. there it goes. see ya. >> a-rod. is it okay to root for him yet? alex rodriguez. it is? we have a yankee fan. >> that was home run number 661. he's moved past willie mays into
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fourth place in the all-time home run list. the yankees acknowledge that achievement on the scoreboard last night. that's going to be the extent of the celebration. they don't plan to pay him $6 million. they owe him in a bonus. if they think they can get out of it with the steroids -- >> why are you making faces? >> no one else can see my face. >> i'm trying to describe for the people what i'm having to deal with now. >> so tough. >> making faces here. i cannot cheer for a-rod yet. >> i didn't say anything. >> you said a lot. >> tiger woods can i cheer for him? >> i don't think anybody cheered for him on this one. poor guy. had a rough day. >> players championship. opening round. here you go. tiger woods, not supposed to do this. first time on the 8th hole. the ball found the drink. same thing on 18. but get this. he ends the round 1 over paragraph.
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things could have been worse. he's six strokes back of the leader. that's not the worst thing. >> if you did that you would be one in the 12 people that have ever hit the ball into that hole there. i had to read those stats. sophia vergara. you might be starting to think she's had enough of this frozen embryo controversy. >> yeah. seems that way. now she's got a special honor in tinseltown so the battle with her flame is not going away. she spoke with our amy robach. >> sophia vergara with her new fiance getting her star on the hollywood walk of fame. she said enough is enough. the last time she'll talk about that battle about the frozen embryo embryo. >> there's a -- he shouldn't be creating something so ugly out of nothing. >> she says her ex-fiance is using her star power in the fight and the bottom line they had a signed agreement.
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>> he made his case in "the new york times" and on tv. >> these are lives that have already been created. >> he says he wants to raise a family on his own. she said it's simple. they signed not one but two contracts with the fertility clinic and she adds something more. the embryos were made when they were together and happy what a baby deserves. >> more than a mother needs a loving relationship of parents that get along. >> hurt embarrassed, angry? >> i won't allow this person to take more advantage of my career and try to promote himself. >> all right. more on that to come. coming up protecting what's most important to you. >> you think your home is safe. it's a fortress against thieves. you're probably wrong. common sense tips on keeping them out. >> ahead in the next half hour a teenage girl followed an attacker into her own home. their a tomato capture the suspect.
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>> you may have heard of the saying a man's home is his castle. >> the how do you do all that stuff. gio benitez and a guy with experience shows us how easy it is to get outside and get it out. >> thieves caught on camera. smashing through a door. this one quietly roaming and robbing a family while they're asleep upstairs. a home burglary happening every 16 seconds in the u.s. how easy is it for a burglar to get into your home. this man has been convicted of burglary and theft. now he's reformed and wants to show how it's done so you can protect yourself. our target house, homeowner louise doesn't think arrington stands a chance. >> he can't get in. i'm sure of it. >> arrington says a thief will usually case a house.
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we allow him to do that. >> what you normally go for is -- >> jewelry first. >> takes under five minutes. >> he sees an opening and takes it. the car in the driveway with windows down. the garage door opener in plain sight. >> bingo. >> within 45 seconds, he's inside the garage and finds the door to the house unlocked. he quickly makes his way upstairs to the master bedroom where he finds jewelry box. >> 2 1/2 minutes. did you it in half the time. >> keys garage door opener. they'll leave. won't think about it. get in the house. >> we asked him if he sees any other ways in. this time he wants to break a window. >> we're going to time you again. see how quickly you can do it. go for it. >> he pops the window screen and tapes the window to minimize glass shatter and noise. after that he's in the house and through the same unlocked door. this time he's in and out of the
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house in three minutes. >> how do you think you got this? >> oh, my gosh. >> the car was totally open. >> security expert kathleen baty. her first tip, take your garage door opener inside out of the thief's sight. >> they're watching and waiting for that moment. >> exactly. >> two, make sure your landscaping is low. >> the bushes are a perfect height. they have all the time in the world hiding there. >> lock up the garage. >> you want to disengage the motor of your garage door opener and then manually shut the garage door and bolt lock it so no one can open it from the outside. >> 73% of home break-ins are by kicking in a door. there's an easy solution. >> you see how it's wood on either side here. this makes it so flimsy, right? that's why you want to install a strike plate. >> the additional metal around the lock makes it more difficult for thieves to kick open the door. >> gio benitez, abc news, new
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we've got mother's day around the way. there is a mom who is expecting a child at any moment. it would be her 13th child. the couple has 12 kids right now. and they have 12 boys. 12 boys in the house ranging in age from 22 to 2. they are -- now the mom says she's not pulling for a girl. she would be okay with it but it's fine. dad says if i could put my order in i would take a girl. they have 12 boys. one of the boys asked about the coolest thing about it is you live with 11 of your best friends. >> that is cute. she would have a lot of older brothers to take care of her.
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what does your mom really want for mother's day? don't ask him this. what do you get your moms for flowers day? >> sent flowers. >> that's better than before. good work. >> what moms really want is apparently they want somebody to pitch in with the housework. >> >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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this morning on "world news now," fighting back embattled nfl superstar, tom brady letting the world know how deflategate is affecting him. what he had to say about the cheating allegations and where he goes from here. >> tornadoes threatening millions this weekend as much of the midwest is reeling from damaging twisters and record flooding, wreaking havoc as the storm watch continues. accuweather has that forecast. >> a shocking scene caught on camera. an alleged sexual predator following a teenage girl right into her home. how she managed to escape him. also the search continues for that suspect. >> also, the sound of silence. sorry, fans. that's all you'll be getting from singer sam smith anytime soon. the superstar canceling his tour. the reason why. we'll talk about that later in
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"the skinny." it's friday, may 8th. ♪ >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. it is friday morning. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. she's on assignment. >> pretty excited. >> >> you're a huge fan of tom brady, right? a huge fan of tom brady too? you have been talking all week. then you get quiet on me. >> what do you want me to say? i was working in boston. saw them win the super bowl. that was something else. >> that makes you a fan, right? >> does it? >> she's been a chatter box all week and now she's got nothing. a lot of people are being quiet right now. tom brady did make a public appearance last night. it was the first since the nfl report surrounding his likely use of deflated balls came out. >> right. he made an appearance in front of a very friendly crowd at salem state university.
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as you saw there, he arrived by helicopter. it was a pre-planned event and sold out. it sold out in something like 20 minutes. when it came to the nfl findings, brady said that he's better at reading x's and o's than he is reading a 243-page report. abc's ryan smith has details. >> reporter: he's one of football's most famous quarterbacks. the toast of the nfl. tom brady, a four-time super bowl champ married to a supermodel with a picture perfect family. but facing the fallout of deflategate. speaking at salem state university about the scandal. >> has this, however, detracted from your joy of winning the super bowl? >> absolutely not. >> the scandal at the afc championship game against the indianapolis colts, the nfl allegedly received an e-mail from the colts general manager expressing concern about the game ball's air pressure. his agent on the offensive, attacking the nfl itself,
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alleging it likely conducted a sting operation against brady and the patriots an issue he said is buried in a footnote on page 46. quote, what does it say about a league when it allows one team to tip it off to an issue and no league officials or game officials notify the patriots? but the report states there was no sting, no change in inspection protocols. the report implicating brady as more likely than not aware of deflated balls. quoting text messages from an annoyed locker room attendant to a patriots equipment assistant. tom sucks. i'm going to make the next ball an ex ples tiff ba -- expletive balloon. even threatening to overinflate the ball if he doesn't receive gifts in kind, saying, better be surrounded by cash and new kicks. still, brady's father, tom brady sr. coming to his son's defense in an interview with "usa today," saying this was framegate right from the beginning. and i don't have any doubt about my son's integrity. >> when asked about his reaction to the nfl deflategate report, tom brady said he didn't have
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one, hasn't had a chance to fully digest it, but when he does, he'll be sure to let us know how he feels. ryan smith, abc news, salem, massachusetts. let's turn now to new concerns over isis becoming increasingly skilled at using social media as a recruiting tool. the fbi is warning that more than 1,000 online followers of the terror group may be living right here in the u.s. they point to elton simpson, one of the men behind this week's attack in texas, saying there are more likely out there just like him. they say recruiters are being told to join the fight in iraq or syria or kill right where they are. >> it's very difficult to separate sometimes people who are just talkers and doers. >> intelligence officials believe isis and its supporters are issuing nearly 100,000 postings a day worldwide. loretta lynch may be ready to launch a civil rights investigation into the baltimore police department.
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in the aftermath of freddie gray's death, they'll look into whether the baltimore police department engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing. an announcement could come as early as today. it could lead to sweeping changes there in baltimore. >> a federal appeals court is calling on congress to decide the limits of domestic spying. the court ruled yesterday that it was illegal for the national security agency to collect millions of americans' phone records. a collection of those records was first made public by nsa whistleblower edward snowden. he remains exiled in russia. >> a new york city police officer killed in the line of duty is being laid to rest today. more than 30,000 officers paying final respects to 25-year-old brian moore, many of them attending a wake for him yesterday. moore was shot in the head last weekend after stopping a suspect who had a gun. well, even as they clean up, residents in five states are facing more severe weather this weekend and that includes tornadoes. may is the peak of tornado season in what's known as tornado alley. but flooding is responsible for the death of one from this week's storms.
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abc's ryan owens has more. >> tornado is on the ground. you can see the winds starting to pick up. >> reporter: as tornadoes bear down on communities near oklahoma city, josh grabs his wife and three kids and heads to this underground shelter that still has water inside. >> the rain is coming in, filling up real fast. it's cold, kids freaking out. i was scared. >> reporter: his family huddles here for two hours as the storm destroys the home just above them. >> i was just holding him as tight as i could letting them know it would be okay, we were protected. >> reporter: here's the view of his master bedroom, but at least his family made it out alive. an oklahoma city woman drowned, trapped in her storm shelter. this area got more than seven inches of rain wednesday, a new record. the ground so saturated this storm shelter apparently installed incorrectly popped right out of the earth.
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more than 40 tornadoes made it across the plains wednesday. >> right when it came over us, it came right through the park and destroyed everything. >> reporter: also a scare at this zoo. when storm-slammed tiger safari, the owner thought some big cats might have escaped. fortunately he was wrong. those animals are safe. ryan owens, abc news, bridge creek, oklahoma. >> just how bad is the weather going to be today? justin povick joins us. good morning. this is the third straight day of severe weather over the south plains. this will by far be the most active and potentially several intense tornadoes west along and west of interstate 35 in the morning. later on in the day, eastbound, oklahoma city, tulsa, dallas, ft. worth, abilene and san antonio all impacted by this dangerous weather which will continue right into the overnight. over the southeast, we'll get
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battered by large swells and some gusty winds. soaking showers expected along the carolina coastline and then over the southwest, very unusual we're dealing with showers and also some snow into the sierra nevada. t.j. and kayna, back to you. >> justin, thank you. as he mentioned there, there is actually snow in the forecast for the mountains and northern california. look at this. higher elevations in the sierra nevadas already have snow on the ground. from a surprising spring storm. some mountain roads are closed. people on the highways are required to put chains or snow tires on their car. >> unusually strong earthquake has hit a rural area in north texas. 4.0 in magnitude centered on mountain creek, about 30 miles southwest of dallas. it was felt from southern ft. worth south of hillsborough. an increase in neighboring oklahoma has been linked to fracking. the cleveland cavaliers are apologizing for showing a video
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during wednesday's playoff game. it showed a man throwing a woman because she was wearing a chicago bulls jersey. the team insists the video was meant to be a humorous spoof of a commercial showing a couple re-enacting a scene from the movie "dirty dancing." the cavs say the team takes domestic violence very seriously and they did not mean to make light of it. the person behind the wheel of a philadelphia bus that nearly hit a train earlier this week was not buckled in. here's some surveillance video that kind of confirm that. shows the driver losing control and thrown out of her seat. she tries hanging on to that steering wheel, but the bus veers into the median, barely missing the train. a spokesman said if she had been wearing her seattle belt the likelihood of an accident would would have been greatly diminished. >> it wasn't as exciting as the kentucky derby. i don't know or a nascar race. those are always fun. but the results are in for a robot race in cambridge, massachusetts.
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a 100-meter dash. >> that's a dash. that's a dash. that's a slow roll. >> that was moving. >> not all the robots managed to make it to the finish line. >> the entries came from local tech colleges and high schools. and colleges. okay, this is not -- they're not trying to win the race. just having a good time. which is okay. >> what's with the red solo cup. this is your beer delivery race. >> that would be my robot. >> i feel like that would win. a beer in it. t.j.'s is winning. up next, a manhunt for an alleged sexual predator all caught on a home surveillance camera. it's terrifying video. >> also, millions, millions, what was the number? 17 million something like that that watched, saw bruce jenner talk about his transition with diane sawyer. but now, this is having an effect on his youngest kids. an emotional new look coming up.
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so this is terrifying video. a young girl in san jose california is followed into her own home and then attacked. the man involved is still on the loose. >> yeah, police asking for the public's help now, hoping even social media could help them find the suspect. aditi roy with the story. >> an alleged sexual predator at large in northern california. his latest attack caught on home surveillance camera. watch as he follows this 13-year-old girl home from school then forcing his way through the girl's front door. police say he attempts to sexually assault her right there and then, but she fights back, pushing him away. the suspect then flees. the teenager speaking out. her family asks that we not show her face. >> i was just trying to get him off of me. so i pushed him back. at one point i slammed my flat palm into his face and i think that's what scared him off. >> after he leaves she said she hid in the closet and texted her father. daddy come home now.
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some guy tried to rape me. police say the same suspect followed a woman into a grocery store restroom last month and attempted to sexually assault her. releasing these surveillance photos from that incident. do you believe he'll hit again? >> without a doubt. these guys are predators. aditi roy, abc news, an jose, california. >> absolutely terrifying. >> when we come backer we'll lighten up the mood for you a little bit. friday edition of "the skinny" and one of pop music's most popular acts sidelined a little bit. >> yeah, it's sad. also somebody helping out teachers in the south. one hint -- the word truthiness. that's in "the skinny," next. >> ann
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ >> i asked the first day i was here if they were taking pictures of each other in the open of "the skinny." couldn't quite figure out who they're taking pictures of. >> did you get an answer? >> no. i think the answer is yes, let's go with that. we start with grammy winner sam smith, taking a little time off. i'll read longer so you can swallow there. >> this is hard to hear here. the "stay with me" singer has been recovering from a vocal cord hemorrhage we heard about. now he's going to have surgery. he had to cancel phones in japan, australia and philippines, as well as france. >> you might be thinking what? no. the deal is the surgery will happen next week. he's expected to fully recover, but he can't even speak for three full weeks after the procedure. so his first show after he recovers is set for early july. >> nothing you want to hear. a guy that young with that voice. you don't want him to have
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problems with his vocal cords. adele had those issues but she came back. >> hopefully he's in the best of care. >> chris brown now, never a dull moment with this guy. here's something else. but he's not the one in trouble this time. >> absolutely not. here's what happened. he arrived at his california home on wednesday night and he found a woman that he didn't know in his bed and she was naked. she had apparently been inside his home for a couple of days. >> yeah, the woman reportedly believed she's brown's wife. during her stay, she vandalized his cars. according to his instagram account, he said, quote, she wrote i love you on the walls, she threw out my daughter's clothing, as well as my dog's stuff and all these weird voodoo things around my crib. that's what he said. >> wow. so she was arrested and is being held on $50,000 bail. to be in his house for a couple of days is terrifying. >> never a dull moment. but something is going on with her clearly. hopefully she gets some help. >> right.
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up next here, bruce jenner, his transition into a woman continues. and we're all about to get a look inside at how his family is dealing with that. >> this will continue for a while. who knew the kardashians, they reality show would be this sounding board now and a place that people are going to go to learn about transgender issues. a two-part special on the e! network. the promo is out. take a look at this. >> these are my secrets that i have to deal with on my own. >> met him on a blind date and it was kind of love at first sight. >> two, three, go! >> we want to understand his struggle. >> whatever happens, i always want you to know that daddy loves you. can i have a kiss? >> we see the kardashians growing up. jenner admits he's never been as scared in his life as he was being honest about himself with the kids. that special starts sunday may 17th. >> diane sawyer's interview with jenner on abc last month, this will do rather well this summer
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e! will also focus on gender transition airing an eight-part series. >> in south carolina, we think a lovely place, myrtle beach, charleston, gamecocks, whatever. but one of the palmetto state's favorite sons is stephen colbert. >> the former colbert report anchor and the future late show host is a product of south carolina's public schools. and now he's giving something back as a thank you. he is funding every grant request by south carolina public schoolteachers and he's doing this on a crowd funding website. >> we're talking about 1,000 projects. his contribution is $800,000. it includes an auction of his old anchor desk. he said while contributing this money, enjoy the learning, south carolina. >> both our parents are educators and we know that money will do good. that's awesome. way to go, colbert. looking back at the week that was. our friday rewind is just
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all right folks. the end of kayna's first full week here on the broadcast. we wrap up "the week that was." >> the week that was. i lived in a hotel all week. >> it was a nice hotel. >> it was. >> you're welcome. >> i have you to thank for that? oh, thanks, t.j. i had no idea. i really appreciate all the clean towels as well. also i learned that you don't get a lot of sleep. you're hiding five-hour energy over there. you don't get a lot of sleep on this show. it was a little tough, but it was good. >> you survived. >> here's our "friday rewind." >> we are here for freedom.
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everything else is smear. >> this is very scary. we heard boom, boom, boom, then we saw the cops everywhere. >> they drove up, got out, and open fired on the security officer. >> pushing for violence for many months, as long as we've been following him, he's been pushing for people to commit individual acts of violence. >> to watch people come together and be as determined as the city of baltimore has been to reclaim the city, rebuild the city and make it again the great city that it has always been has been inspiring for me. >> i think i'm the best person for the job because i understand how the economy actually works. >> i'm not a politician. i don't want to be a politician. [ applause ] politicians do what is politically expedient. i want to do what's right. >> government in washington is dysfunctional because it's become the roach motel. people go in but they never come out. >> what will you do when you're not president?
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>> i was thinking you and me could play some dominos together. >> dominos. ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ hallelujah. >> ho, ho, ho! >> what is this? >> anybody get $500 yet from him? >> i don't know. they had some good ones out there, though. that's a big man to be taking a fall. >> and what size is his shoe? >> a 17 or something like that. 23? sorry. >> it's like a swimming pool. >> announcer: this is abc's
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good morning. i'm kayna whitworth. i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top headlines we're following for you now. isis is using social media to urge people to join jihad and start killing on u.s. soil. a full report coming up. >> in the wake of freddie gray's death, attorney general loretta lynch is expected to announce a civil investigation in the baltimore police department as early as today. it will determine whether the department has engaged in a pattern of discrimination. >> the cleveland cavaliers are apologizing for a video depicting a fan throwing a female bull's fan -- you see it there. critics say it makes light of domestic violence. the team says it was supposed to be a parody, uh be admitting now they made a mistake.
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>> a second row of spikes will soon be placed on top of the white house fence. the added security comes after a series of embarrassing breaches including a man who made it over the fence and inside the white house. those are some of our top story on this friday, may 8. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." folks, we begin with this isis online. relying more and more on social media to spread their message around the world. >> the message is reaching people right here in the u.s. people are receiving their chilling marching orders through facebook and twitter. we have more now with pierre thomas. sniemtd. >> he's the newest face of homegrown terror. elton simpson behind the texas terror attack, seen here in the video just released is now with the fbi directors describing what is an urgent threat to the homeland. the terror group has launched an unprecedented social media
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campaign aimed at hundreds, if not more than 1,000 followers here in the u.s. he said followers are being bombard daily with two messages, come join the islamic state in iraq and if not, kill, kill, kill wherever they are. sympathizers are constantly messaging followers and providing them videos, pictures and audio files. intelligence officials estimate that isis and its supporters are issuing at least 90,000 messages a day worldwide. >> they've surpassed any terrorist group in propaganda and social media. >> about three hours before the attack, the fbi sent information to texas authorities that simpson was following the controversial cartoon contest about the profit prophet muhammad and could end up there. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. another big story this morning, tom brady venturing out in public for the first time since the scandal surrounding his possible use of deflated footballs. at least with the report that we just got from nfl. the superstar quarterback
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appeared at a preplanned sold-out event at salem state university in massachusetts. brady said he is still digesting the nfl's 243-page report and promised he will address the allegations at some point. >> hopefully soon. hopefully soon. there's still a process that's going forthright now. and i'm involved in that process. so whenever it happens, it happens. i certainly want to be very comfortable in how i feel about the statements that i make. >> brady expected to face some kind of discipline. it could be a fine, a suspension, both. as to when that happens, the nfl commissioner roger goodell would not offer a time frame. >> to british elections now, all signs point for another term for prime minister david cameron. it appears his party could become the majority. also a 20-year-old student has become britain's youngest lawmakers defeating one
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of the country's most senior politicians to do it. >> a bill now goes to the house and is likely to pass there. details of the iran nuclear deal is still being worked out. there is a june 30 deadline. >> hurricane season doesn't begin for another month, but we already have this year's first named storm. ana is a subtropical storm that formed off the south carolina coast. it's speeding northward at about 2 miles an hour, bringing rain and wind and rough surf to north and south carolina coasts. not a lot of danger to people or property, they say, but it could cause some flooding. >> justin povick shows us where ana is now and more on today's weather threat. >> thanks. good morning. over the southeast, we continue to watch an area of low pressure churn off to the north. this is going to be a disruptive beach day, large swells and gusty winds howling from the northeast.
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a few showers expected from the outer banks southbound to charleston. further inland, much quieter. we are expecting a tornado outbreak. later on the afternoon, along interstate 35. oklahoma city, wichita and dallas. all in that risk. in addition to tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds that continues all throughout the upcoming weekend with heavy snow in the rockies and soaking showers in the plains. t.j. and kayna, back to you. >> thank you so much. today will bring new threats to the residents of tornado alley, as we're mentioning here. the oklahoma city area has been hardest hit this week, especially this r.v. park south of the city. permanent homes were also destroyed or damaged by the storm. vehicles flipped over on a nearby interstate. many power lines down as well. federal investigators have found that a texas ice cream maker actually had evidence that listeria was at one of its plants. this is more than two years ago. the fda says blue bell creameries continued to ship its products from the contaminated plant without cleaning it properly first.
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at least three listeria deaths in kansas have been linked to that plant. blue bell recalled all their products last month. employees using pentagon credit cards to pay for questionable purchase, if you will. the details now from abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: from las vegas to atlantic city and casinos in between, pentagon employees have been using their government credit cards to rack up charges on gambling and adult entertainment like strip clubs. in just one year, a pentagon audit found more than 5,000 such transactions. the cost, nearly $1 million spent at gambling establishments and close to $100,000 charged at those adult venues. there has already been disciplinary action in 364 of the cases. the pentagon says the employees themselves paid these added expenses, not taxpayers.
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the pentagon says the employees did not seek reimbursement for the charges. they paid them out of pocket, i guess, hoping no one would notice. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. it was 70 years ago today that world war ii ended in europe. two minutes of silence are planned today in london followed by a weekend of festivities. but the anniversary of v.e. or victory in europe day will also be celebrated in the u.s. veterans getting together with old comrades and vintage airplanes, like you see there, will fly over the national mall in washington today. in 1945, there were major celebrations in u.s. cities and most famously in new york's times square. a new fact from the cdc about baby deliveries. comes in time for mother's day. 8:00 in the morning, that's the most popular, at least one of the most popular delivery times. that's usually because c-sections are scheduled at that time. noon also a popular time. tuesday, the busiest day of the week, sunday the least busy.
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and babies born outside the hospital most likely to be born in the wee hours of the night or the morning. researchers say that's because nature favors giving birth in the dark. who knew. >> that's really interesting. >> do you remember when you were born? >> i think i was born at, like, 7:15 in the morning. and then my brother was born at home at night on new year's day. >> there it is. nighttime babies. >> interesting. it's taken 60 years, but two sisters, they are finally reunited with their brother. >> yeah. linda mcclosy and betty jean musselman were separated from their brother robert. during the 1950s. he was born deaf and was taken away by the state of south carolina. >> the sisters set out on a worldwide search. look at those happy faces. finally, they actually used a private investigator and he was able to track down robert in florida. he had been living there for 30 years. and robert didn't know that he had any sisters. but they knew the whole time. >> that's an unbelievable story. >> wow. >> that is unreal after all that time.
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but good for them to dedicate themselves to tracking him down. he had no idea. >> and that was no easy task. you feel like you hear these stories all the time, they find each other on facebook. but to hire a private investigator. >> we get the end result here, we don't see all the work they put in. not easy to do. good for them. coming up here, your key, you need to freeze them. putting your car keys in your freezer could keep you from giving somebody else a ride with it, if you get what i'm saying here. >> do you get what you're saying? >> keys in the freezer. you don't want somebody to steal your car. >> and how mariah carey is adjusting to life in the sin city. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol. lysol knows the soft places we love could be home to thousands of bacteria. but lysol disinfectant spray can help protect your family
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subway anywhere. this is a subway in boston, the orange line. kids train surfing, 18 years old. been arrested. now charged with several counts including disorderly conduct. police are reminding this conduct is extremely dangerous. it can be deadly. don't do it. they had problems earlier with one of the kids riding on the top. >> looking for a thrill. >> i guess. >> there were how many cars just stolen? five cars were stolen during the commercial break. that's according to statistics by the fbi. that's one every 44 seconds. >> that's frightening. a lot of security systems don't stand a chance. abc's clayton sandell with ways to stop the thief cold.
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>> watch this thief walk up to an audi and presto, the door suddenly unlocks. he gets away from a suitcase and a custom $15,000 bicycle. how did he do it? >> it's believed he used an unknown electronic type of device or remote to open the car doors electronically. >> it could be a device transmitting signals that mimic a car's key fob, tricking the car into unlocking the doors. these high-tech versions of the old slim jim are popping up from long beach, california, to chicago. another technique uses a radio amplifier to in theory unlock your car from much further away than normal, say after you've already gone inside. to help defeat this particular ruse, the experts say you can put your keys in something metal to block the signal like your freezer. >> the best prevention is to lock your car, take your valuables out of it, park in a well-lit area. >> reporter: high crime going high tech, clayton sandell, abc news, denver.
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>> i have never been so happy that my key fob doesn't work. i actually have to put the key in. >> old school. >> what do you drive? >> a 4runner. >> your car is in l.a. >> yes. >> i can totally see that. really, respect level for you is going way up. >> i appreciate that. my car in high school was stick shift. >> i can see that. we're going to turn to another blond now. mariah carey, the diva. >> transition. >> blond to blond, not diva to diva. >> thank you. i'm not one. >> there we go. the diva the other one, no diva here. >> this one, not that one either. mariah carey, let's talk about mariah carey. she started off her las vegas residency. >> she's talking about the show and being a single mom. she's up there with michael strahan.
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concerts. in vegas, though, she's starting a new role in life. you know, she and her husband, nick, are divorcing. so that's going to be an adjustment for her and the kids and everybody. >> her role as a single mom. she talked about all of that with abc's michael strahan. >> and we can reveal you. >> this is hot. >> just kidding, just kidding. ♪ like honey ♪ >> reporter: attention sin city, there's a new diva in town. mariah carey kicking off her next chapter with a larger than life vegas show and album mariah, number one to infinity. >> it says throw me on and touch my body. >> reporter: and we got the exclusive backstage pass up close and personal like you've never seen her before. ♪ i will carry you wherever you want to go ♪ >> congratulations on your new
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vegas show. appropriately titled mariah, number one to infinity. do you think it's your next step? >> it's like a clean slate. that's the show. it's the album, number one to infinity. it's the show, number one to infinity. and it's the place i'm at in my life, which is a brand-new moment for me. >> her new single infinity, an anthem for love lost, she and actor nick cannon divorcing earlier this year. nick posted a nice thing on instagram. so proud of you, loves your song. he said you are the hardest working woman in show business. >> it's even harder now, because as a single mom, it's not like i'm going out to do this and that. occasionally i will, but it's much more about watching movies with the kids and having fun and reading them stories. >> 4-year-old kids enjoying them -- joining her on this new vegas journey. are they able to take this in as well? >> they do. monroe grabbed the mike. she wanted her own mike. she said i love microphones. rocky, he loves music.
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>> reporter: when she's not playing mommy -- ♪ happy birthday to you ♪ >> reporter: she's center stage, performing all 18 number one singles night after night. >> this is my quick change room. the quick change room. just sent this in from paris. we have all different designer. he sent this beautiful dress in. no reveal. >> reporter: you can't see that. only people in the show like mariah and myself know the set list. don't try to ruin our show. >> thank you. i'm coming to your show. i'm screaming. mariah! i'm michael strahan in las vegas. >> i feel like he's going to make a cameo in her show. >> i wouldn't be a surprised. >> he makes a cameo in everybody's show. he'll be here next week.
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>> all right, "insomniac theatre" now. checking out some of the top films hitting the box office this weekend. >> we start with america's most beloved bird, not talking about the bald eagle here, but the giant yellow one, big bird, we all know and love. it's called i am big bird. and it's kind of cool. chronicles the "sesame street" character and the man who plays him. for an incredible 45 years spinney played big bird and oscar the grouch, by the way. this traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon. >> at first, he was a very goofy guy, kind of a country yokel. >> you're not a bird. birds are big. >> then i thought he should be a kid, he just happens to be like
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a big kid. the producers agreed. >> oh, hello. >> big bird, why are you doing that? >> just because. >> the scripts all of a sudden were big bird and oscar. they were terrific. >> spinney is now 80 years old, has no intention of slowing down. "the new york times" says "i am big bird" gets a little spir ruppy at times but mr. spinney is forthright and engaging throughout. also the "toronto star" said the film will remind audiences of the important role big bird and the man in the yellow suit played in shaping culture and children's education, even politics. >> that's a cool story. much different from the film i have to tell people about. taking a bit of a turn here, folks. to a movie called "hot pursuit." it stars two hotties. reese witherspoon and sophia
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vergara. sophia is the widow of a drug boss. and some laughs come with it. >> this is racial profiling. i can't be she's so unattractive and talks like some tiny little robot. let me tell you something, she's my tiny little robot. and i love her. >> what are you doing? >> trying to show him that i love you. distracting him so he won't call the cops. >> her t-shirt said butter my biscuits. i don't know why that caught my attention. >> i have no idea. reviews for "hot pursuit" haven't been kind. the tendency to belabor the laziest gags. beyond the point of reason. todd mccarthy says it will probably hit the target audience of the mainstream girl's night out crowd but that's it. >> >> i didn't pick that clip. >> i didn't pick that clip.
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this morning on "world news now," terror tactics. the u.s. is worried it's losing ground against isis. the recruitment methods setting their sights on breaking his silence. tom brady taking the stage and facing questions for the first time about the deflategate report. could this all take away from his super bowl win? >> absolutely not. >> his message to his detractors. that's just ahead. abc's experiment letting an expert thief bust into this house taking thousands in valuables. what you need to know to protect your home. it's friday, may 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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good morning to you all. it's friday. you made it kayna. you haven't made it yet. >> it sounded like a threat. >> not a threat. i don't want something to happen to you. you're just starting. wait until you get to the end of the day. kayna whitworth been here all week. it's been an absolute pleasure. >> thank you for saying that. >> a pleasure. >> thank you for saying that. i'll hold on to that. >> it has been a pleasure to have you here. we have social media to talk about. not in the way you're thinking. we're talking about isis. a click away from impressionable minds across the globe. they're counting on social media to captivate thousands. >> it looks like it's been working. the fbi is now warning that many of the recruits are here in the united states and are urged to travel overseas or start killing where they are. more from abc's karen travers. the examples keep piling up. a woman in philadelphia busted
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by the fbi through her social media account. there she told a known isis fighter that becoming a martyr would be amazing. earlier this week, terror in texas earlier this week. twot attacked an event featuring cartoons with the profit muhammad both active on social media. elton simpson wrote in a twitter message, time is short. on april 23rd, he wrote of the upcoming event in texas. when will they ever learn? >> >> not that the attack sunday didn't mature in a way the attackers wanted to, i think that's a harbinger of what we'll see in the future. >> there's evidence they were in contact with an isis recruiter. known online only as miski. messages between miski and elton simpson indicates that miski called for the attack. one individual is able to put a whole nation on to its knees. >> it's very difficult to separate sometimes people who
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are just talkers and doers. >> lawmakers tackled this issue. new jersey senator cory booker said what isis is doing online is more persuasive than the u.s. government is doing. >> the videos they're doing are incredibly slick, fancy and attractive. look at their fancy compared to what we're not doing. >> there's no way for u.s. officials to monitor everything on social media. the real fear is they won't know who is serious about an attack until it's too late. kayna, t.j.? >> all right, thank you so much. the other big story today. it's tom brady. he spoke -- he spoke out, he certainly spoke. the first time, though, since the findings that he was at least generally aware that footballs were underinflated during the afc title game. >> he was a regular chatty kathy, that brady last night. >> about some things. >> he was talking about the
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report. he arrived by helicopter actually at salem state university. this was last night. he was taking part in a pre-planned question and answer event. jim brady on the right. experienced veteran broadcaster. this event was on the books already. he did his thing. he still delivered and showed up. give him credit for that. when it came to questions about the nfl report he scrambled a bit with footwork, if you will. >> it's only been 30 hours. i haven't had time to digest it. when i do, i'll be sure to let you know how i feel about it. life is about ups and downs and certainly i accept my role and responsibility as a public figure and i think a lot of it you take the good with the bad. has this detracted from your joy of winning the super bowl? >> absolutely not. >> you need more time. >> when he was asked about it specifically, he said something
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like i know more about the xs and os. >> tried to play it off. >> what do you do? it's over. i wouldn't say a word about it. he's not going to get investigated. if they want to suspend him, do that for a few games. all we got is i probably cheated. i wouldn't say a word either. i don't blame him. >> a lot of people said it was his chance to say i didn't do anything. maybe that was it. had a room full of supporters. >> his agent put out a statement yesterday that was strongly worded but some words you didn't find were that tom brady did nothing wrong. >> tried to pin it in other places as well. >> brady, the smile. the golden boy. got to love him. >> we'll clearly be talking about that throughout the day as well. moving on. it's called one of the worst natural disasters in lincoln, nebraska. they're calling for voluntary evacuations. major flooding there. many roads are closed and businesses sent employees home early. more than 7 inches of rain fell in one night. there you see creeks are rising to historic levels.
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the next 24 hours, they say, will be critical. >> a deputy shot a homeowner after the homeowner made a frantic 911 call to report that intruders were in his house. he was hiding in the laundry room. before the officers arrived. police say he was shot in the neck after refusing to drop his gun. the homeowner underwent surgery. he's black. the officer is white. state officials now investigating. it took place about 20 miles from where walter scott was shot and killed by an officer last month. to dover delaware. disturbing dashcam seen here. this is just released. shows once again a white police officer kicking the black suspect in the face even after the man obeyed orders to get down on his hands and knees. suspect knocked unconscious. suffered a broken jaw as well. it took place nearly two years ago but officer was just indicted this week.
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the fbi launched an investigation after a frightening incident aboard a delta jet. it was forced to make an emergency landing after the cabin filled with smoke. here's david kerley with more. >> smoke and smoke alarms on a delta md-88. the cabin filling fast. when maria woke up from a nap, she had no idea what was happening. >> oh, my god, the plane is on fire. we're going to die is my first thought. >> there was no panic. but passengers were told to put their heads between their legs to limit the amount of smoke inhaled. >> i don't know what's going on. the plane is full of smoke. i can barely breathe. >> an engine problem created the smoke. it cleared in five minutes. >> the ft. lauderdale flight diverted to charleston. it made a safe landing. firefighters were waiting. one passenger tweeted, thanks, pilots, never a dull day. delta brought in another aircraft to get the passengers to new york. the faa is investigating that engine problem and smoky cabin. david kerley, abc news, washington. russia's space agency says
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that unmanned russian spacecraft lost in space for more than a week burnt up this morning over the pacific ocean. you don't have to duck. >> you know, i was concerned. >> i know. >> the capsule blasted off from kazakhstan last week. it was filled with food. and other supplies for the international space station. after takeoff, it started spinning out of control. a full report about why the mission failed is expected next week. >> the white house getting another security upgrade. hopefully, this one works. a second layer of spikes is being added starting in early july. it's called pencil points. they will clamped at a 5 degree angle on the fence. you see it there. there's been a series of embarrassing security lapses. the most serious is the one you're looking at now. a man carrying a knife made it over the gate and got into the front door of the white house. meanwhile, president obama, he's on the road this morning delivering a speech at nike headquarters in oregon. then he travels to south dakota completing his mission of
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visiting every state in the union as president. he becomes one of only a handful of presidents to visit all 50 states in all. boats in the atlantic ocean were caught in a fierce storm. there were four yachts that capsized off portugal when the storm blew up overnight. a dozen people had to be rescued, including a family and their 6-year-old little girl died from exposure. she and her father spent 7 1/2 hours in the water and they say the waves were as high as 33 feet. >> a different close call to tell you on the high seas as well. take a look. a camera crew filming a nature documentary off south australia. surprised by a curious onlooker. this is a great white shark. >> terrifying. they say it was 15 feet long and they say it wasn't being aggressive. look at that picture, doesn't look incredibly aggressive. they say it was checking things
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out. >> that's not aggressive? >> that one. that's what they said. i'm not saying that. i would probably pass out. i guess about a yard from the cameraman. they were joking. it looked like she, they call her smiles. toothy smile. >> can sharks be cute and friendly looking? >> not a great white. >> not a great white. coming up next here, we've got mother's day mix for you here. including what mom really wants this weekend. first, sophia vergara is speaking out. she says it will be the last time she speaks about this issue with her frozen embryos. she has harsh words for her ex-fiance. >> how breaking in can be too easy? we'll put an expert to the test. our experiment will make you think twice about how you lock up. remember, you can find us on wnn fans.com and @abc wnn. you're watching "world news now." u can find us on wnn
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high fly ball. deep left center. there it goes. see ya. >> a-rod. is it okay to root for him yet? alex rodriguez. it is? we have a yankee fan. >> that was home run number 661. he's moved past willie mays into fourth place in the all-time home run list. the yankees acknowledge that
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achievement on the scoreboard last night. that's going to be the extent of the celebration. they don't plan to pay him $6 million. they owe him in a bonus. if they think they can get out of it with the steroids -- >> why are you making faces? >> no one else can see my face. >> i'm trying to describe for the people what i'm having to deal with now. >> so tough. >> making faces here. i cannot cheer for a-rod yet. >> i didn't say anything. >> you said a lot. >> tiger woods can i cheer for him? >> i don't think anybody cheered for him on this one. poor guy. had a rough day. >> players championship. opening round. here you go. tiger woods, not supposed to do this. first time on the 8th hole. the ball found the drink. same thing on 18. but get this. he ends the round 1 over par. things could have been worse.
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he's six strokes back of the leader. that's not the worst thing. >> if you did that, you would be one in the 12 people that have ever hit the ball into that hole there. i had to read those stats. sophia vergara. you might be starting to think she's had enough of this frozen embryo controversy. >> yeah. seems that way. now she's got a special honor in tinseltown so the battle with her flame is not going away. she spoke with our amy robach. >> sophia vergara with her new fiance getting her star on the hollywood walk of fame. she said enough is enough. the last time she'll talk about that battle about the frozen embryo. >> you shouldn't be creating something so ugly out of nothing. >> she says her ex-fiance is using her star power in the fight and the bottom line, they had a signed agreement. >> he made his case in "the new york times" and on tv.
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>> these are lives that have already been created. >> he says he wants to raise a family on his own. she said it's simple. they signed not one but two contracts with the fertility clinic and she adds something more. the embryos were made when they were together and happy what a baby deserves. >> more than a mother needs a loving relationship of parents that get along. >> hurt, embarrassed, angry? >> i won't allow this person to take more advantage of my career and try to promote himself. >> all right. more on that to come. coming up, protecting what's most important to you. >> you think your home is safe. it's a fortress against thieves. you're probably wrong. common sense tips on keeping them out. >> ahead in the next half hour, a teenage girl followed an attacker into her own home. their attempt capture the suspect. you're watching "world news now."
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>> you may have heard of the you may have heard the saying a man's home is his castle. >> how do you keep the stuff in your castle. gio benitez and a guy with experience shows us how easy it is to get insigh and get it out. >> thieves caught on camera. smashing through a door. this one quietly roaming and robbing a family while they're asleep upstairs. a home burglary happening every 16 seconds in the u.s. how easy is it for a burglar to get into your home. this man has been convicted of burglary and theft. now he's reformed and wants to show how it's done so you can protect yourself. our target house, homeowner louise doesn't think arrington stands a chance. >> he can't get in. i'm sure of it.
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>> arrington says a thief will usually case a house. we allow him to do that. >> what you normally go for is -- >> jewelry first. >> takes under five minutes. >> he sees an opening and takes it. the car in the driveway with windows down. the garage door opener in plain sight. >> bingo. >> within 45 seconds, he's inside the garage and finds the door to the house unlocked. he quickly makes his way upstairs to the master bedroom where he finds jewelry box. >> 2 1/2 minutes. you did it in half the time you thought you'd be able to. >> keys, garage door opener. they'll leave. won't think about it. get in the house. >> we asked him if he sees any other ways in. this time he wants to break a window. >> we're going to time you again. see how quickly you can do it. go for it. >> he pops the window screen and tapes the window to minimize glass shatter and noise. after that, he's in the house and through the same unlocked door. this time he's in and out of the house in three minutes. >> how do you think you got this?
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>> oh, my gosh. >> the car was totally open. >> security expert kathleen baty. her first tip, take your garage door opener inside, out of the thief's sight. >> they're watching and waiting for that moment. >> exactly. >> two, make sure your landscaping is low. >> the bushes are a perfect height. they have all the time in the world hiding there. >> lock up the garage. >> you want to disengage the motor of your garage door opener and then manually shut the garage door and bolt lock it so no one can open it from the outside. >> 73% of home break-ins are by kicking in a door. there's an easy solution. >> you see how it's wood on either side here. this makes it so flimsy, right? that's why you want to install a strike plate. >> the additional metal around the lock makes it more difficult for thieves to kick open the
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door. >> gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> coming up here, the friday mix. special mother's day edition for you. od job. nice coating. and get this one next. whoa! what are you guys doing? making sure nothing sticks. otherwise, we gotta scrub all this stuff off. huh, what? nobody thought of this before? what's wrong with people? dish issues? not with improved cascade platinum. it powers through... your toughest, starchy messes... better than finish's best... the first time. as if your dishes were non-stick. cascade. now that's clean.
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we've got mother's day around the way. there is a mom who is expecting a child at any moment. it would be her 13th child. the couple has 12 kids right now. and they have 12 boys. 12 boys in the house ranging in age from 22 to 2. they are -- now the mom says she's not pulling for a girl. she would be okay with it but it's fine. dad says if i could put my order in, i would take a girl. they have 12 boys. one of the boys asked about the coolest thing about it is you live with 11 of your best friends. >> that is cute. she would have a lot of older brothers to take care of her. what does your mom really want for mother's day?
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this morning on "world news now," fighting back, embattled nfl superstar, tom brady letting the world know how deflategate is affecting him. what he had to say about the cheating allegations and where he goes from here. >> tornadoes threatening millions this weekend as much of the midwest is reeling from damaging twisters and record flooding, wreaking havoc as the storm watch continues. accuweather has that forecast. >> a shocking scene caught on camera. an alleged sexual predator following a teenage girl right into her home. how she managed to escape him. also the search continues for that suspect. >> also, the sound of silence. sorry, fans. that's all you'll be getting from singer sam smith anytime soon. the superstar canceling his tour. the reason why.
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we'll talk about that later in "the skinny." it's friday, may 8th. ♪ >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. it is friday morning. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. she's on assignment. >> pretty excited. >> >> you're a huge fan of tom brady, right? a huge fan of tom brady too? you have been talking all week. then you get quiet on me. >> what do you want me to say? i was working in boston. saw them win the super bowl. that was something else. >> that makes you a fan, right? >> does it? >> she's been a chatter box all week and now she's got nothing. a lot of people are being quiet right now. tom brady did make a public appearance last night. it was the first since the nfl report surrounding his likely use of deflated balls came out. >> right. he made an appearance in front of a very friendly crowd at salem state university.
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as you saw there, he arrived by helicopter. it was a pre-planned event and sold out. it sold out in something like 20 minutes. when it came to the nfl findings, brady said that he's better at reading x's and o's than he is reading a 243-page report. abc's ryan smith has details. >> reporter: he's one of football's most famous quarterbacks. the toast of the nfl. tom brady, a four-time super bowl champ married to a supermodel with a picture perfect family. but facing the fallout of deflategate. speaking at salem state university about the scandal. >> has this, however, detracted from your joy of winning the super bowl? >> absolutely not. >> the scandal at the afc championship game against the indianapolis colts, the nfl allegedly received an e-mail from the colts general manager expressing concern about the game ball's air pressure. his agent on the offensive, attacking the nfl itself,
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alleging it likely conducted a sting operation against brady and the patriots, an issue he said is buried in a footnote on page 46. quote, what does it say about a league when it allows one team to tip it off to an issue and no league officials or game officials notify the patriots? but the report states there was no sting, no change in inspection protocols. the report implicating brady as more likely than not aware of deflated balls. quoting text messages from an annoyed locker room attendant to a patriots equipment assistant. tom sucks. i'm going to make the next ball an expletive balloon even threatening to overinflate the ball if he doesn't receive gifts in kind, saying, better be surrounded by cash and new kicks. still, brady's father, tom brady sr. coming to his son's defense in an interview with "usa today," saying this was framegate right from the beginning. and i don't have any doubt about my son's integrity. >> when asked about his reaction
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to the nfl deflategate report, tom brady said he didn't have one, hasn't had a chance to fully digest it, but when he does, he'll be sure to let us know how he feels. ryan smith, abc news, salem, massachusetts. let's turn now to new concerns over isis becoming increasingly skilled at using social media as a recruiting tool. the fbi is warning that more than 1,000 online followers of the terror group may be living right here in the u.s. they point to elton simpson, one of the men behind this week's attack in texas, saying there are more likely out there just like him. they say recruiters are being told to join the fight in iraq or syria or kill right where they are. >> it's very difficult to separate sometimes people who are just talkers and doers. >> intelligence officials believe isis and its supporters are issuing nearly 100,000 postings a day worldwide. loretta lynch may be ready to launch a civil rights investigation into the baltimore police department. in the aftermath of freddie
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gray's death, they'll look into whether the baltimore police department engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing. an announcement could come as early as today. it could lead to sweeping changes there in baltimore. >> a federal appeals court is calling on congress to decide the limits of domestic spying. the court ruled yesterday that it was illegal for the national security agency to collect millions of americans' phone records. a collection of those records was first made public by nsa whistleblower edward snowden. he remains exiled in russia. >> a new york city police officer killed in the line of duty is being laid to rest today. more than 30,000 officers paying final respects to 25-year-old brian moore, many of them attending a wake for him yesterday. moore was shot in the head last weekend after stopping a suspect who had a gun. well, even as they clean up, residents in five states are facing more severe weather this weekend and that includes tornadoes. may is the peak of tornado season in what's known as tornado alley.
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but flooding is responsible for the death of one from this week's storms. abc's ryan owens has more. >> tornado is on the ground. you can see the winds starting to pick up. >> reporter: as tornadoes bear down on communities near oklahoma city, josh grabs his wife and three kids and heads to this underground shelter that still has water inside. >> the rain is coming in, filling up real fast. it's cold, kids freaking out. i was scared. >> reporter: his family huddles here for two hours as the storm destroys the home just above them. >> i was just holding him as tight as i could letting them know it would be okay, we were protected. >> reporter: here's the view of his master bedroom, but at least his family made it out alive. a 42-year-old oklahoma city woman drowned, trapped in her storm shelter. this area got more than seven inches of rain yesterday, a new record. the ground so saturated this storm shelter apparently installed incorrectly popped right out of the earth. more than 40 tornadoes made it across the plains wednesday.
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more than a dozen were injured when a tornado hit this rv park south of oklahoma city. >> right when it came over us, it came right through the park and destroyed everything. >> reporter: also a scare at this zoo. when storm-slammed tiger safari, the owner thought some big cats might have escaped. fortunately he was wrong. those animals are safe. ryan owens, abc news, bridge creek, oklahoma. >> just how bad is the weather going to be today? ak wu weather's justin povick joins us with more. good morning. this is the third straight day of severe weather over the south plains. this will by far be the most active and potentially several intense tornadoes west along and west of interstate 35 in the morning. later on in the day, eastbound, oklahoma city, tulsa, dallas, ft. worth, abilene and san antonio all impacted by this dangerous weather which will
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continue right into the overnight. over the southeast, we'll get battered by large swells and some gusty winds. soaking showers expected along the carolina coastline and then over the southwest, very unusual we're dealing with showers and also some snow into the sierra nevada. t.j. and kayna, back to you. >> justin, thank you. as he mentioned there, there is actually snow in the forecast for the mountains and northern california. look at this. higher elevations in the sierra nevadas already have snow on the ground. from a surprising spring storm. some mountain roads are closed. people on the highways are required to put chains or snow tires on their car. >> unusually strong earthquake has hit a rural area in north texas. 4.0 in magnitude centered on mountain creek, about 30 miles southwest of dallas. it was felt from southern ft. worth south of hillsborough. an increase in neighboring oklahoma has been linked to fracking. the cleveland cavaliers are apologizing for showing a video during wednesday's playoff game.
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it showed a man throwing a woman because she was wearing a chicago bulls jersey. the team insists the video was meant to be a humorous spoof of a commercial showing a couple re-enacting a scene from the movie "dirty dancing." the cavs say the team takes domestic violence very seriously and they did not mean to make light of it. the person behind the wheel of a philadelphia bus that nearly hit a train earlier this week was not buckled in. here's some surveillance video that kind of confirm that. shows the driver losing control and thrown out of her seat. she tries hanging on to that steering wheel, but the bus veers into the median, barely missing the train. a spokesman said if she had been wearing her seattle belt the likelihood of an accident would would have been greatly diminished. >> it wasn't as exciting as the kentucky derby. i don't know or a nascar race. those are always fun. but the results are in for a robot race in cambridge, massachusetts.
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a 100-meter dash. >> that's a dash. that's a dash. that's a slow roll. >> that was moving. >> not all the robots managed to make it to the finish line. >> the entries came from local tech colleges and high schools. and colleges. okay, this is not -- they're not trying to win the race. just having a good time. which is okay. >> what's with the red solo cup. this is your beer delivery race. >> that would be my robot. >> i feel like that would win. a beer in it. t.j.'s is winning. up next, a manhunt for an alleged sexual predator all caught on a home surveillance camera. it's terrifying video. >> also, millions, millions, what was the number? 17 million something like that that watched, saw bruce jenner talk about his transition with diane sawyer. but now, this is having an effect on his youngest kids. an emotional new look coming up.
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so this is terri so this is terrifying video. a young girl in san jose california is followed into her own home and then attacked. the man involved is still on the loose. >> yeah, police asking for the public's help now, hoping even social media could help them find the suspect. aditi roy with the story. >> an alleged sexual predator at large in northern california. his latest attack caught on home surveillance camera. watch as he follows this 13-year-old girl home from school then forcing his way through the girl's front door. police say he attempts to sexually assault her right there and then, but she fights back, pushing him away. the suspect then flees. the teenager speaking out. her family asks that we not show her face. >> i was just trying to get him off of me. so i pushed him back. at one point i slammed my flat palm into his face and i think that's what scared him off. >> after he leaves she said she hid in the closet and texted her father.
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daddy come home now. some guy tried to rape me. police say the same suspect followed a woman into a grocery store restroom last month and attempted to sexually assault her. releasing these surveillance photos from that incident. do you believe he'll hit again? >> without a doubt. these guys are predators. aditi roy, abc news, an jose, california. >> absolutely terrifying. when we come back, we'll lighten up the mood for you a little bit. friday edition of "the skinny" and one of pop music's most popular acts sidelined a little bit. >> yeah, it's sad. also somebody helping out teachers in the south. one hint -- the word truthiness. that's in "the skinny," next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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>> i asked the first day i was here if they were taking pictures of each other in the open of "the skinny." couldn't quite figure out who they're taking pictures of. >> did you get an answer? >> no. i think the answer is yes, let's go with that. we start with grammy winner sam smith, taking a little time off. i'll read longer so you can swallow there. >> this is hard to hear here. the "stay with me" singer has been recovering from a vocal cord hemorrhage we heard about. it hasn't gone well. now he's going to have surgery. he had to cancel shows in japan, australia and philippines, as well as france. >> you might be thinking what? no. the deal is the surgery will happen next week. he's expected to fully recover, but he can't even speak for three full weeks after the procedure. so his first show after he recovers is set for early july. >> nothing you want to hear. a guy that young with that voice. you don't want him to have problems with his vocal cords. adele had those issues but she came back.
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>> hopefully he's in the best of care. >> he will be. >> chris brown now, never a dull moment with this guy. here's something else. but he's not the one in trouble this time. >> absolutely not. here's what happened. he arrived at his california home on wednesday night and he found a woman that he didn't know in his bed and she was naked. she had apparently been inside his home for a couple of days. >> yeah, the woman reportedly believed she's brown's wife. during her stay, she vandalized his cars. according to his instagram account, he said, quote, she wrote i love you on the walls, she threw out my daughter's clothing, as well as my dog's stuff and all these weird voodoo things around my crib. that's what he said. >> wow. so she was arrested and is being held on $50,000 bail. to be in his house for a couple of days is terrifying. >> never a dull moment. but something is going on with her clearly. hopefully she gets some help. >> right. up next here, bruce jenner, his
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transition into a woman continues. and we're all about to get a look inside at how his family is dealing with that. >> this will continue for a while. who knew the kardashians, they reality show would be this sounding board now and a place that people are going to go to learn about transgender issues. a two-part special on the e! network. the promo is out. take a look at this. >> these are my secrets that i have to deal with on my own. >> met him on a blind date and it was kind of love at first sight. >> two, three, go! >> we want to understand his struggle. >> whatever happens, i always want you to know that daddy loves you. can i have a kiss? >> we see the kardashians growing up. jenner admits he's never been as scared in his life as he was being honest about himself with the kids. that special starts sunday, may 17th. >> diane sawyer's interview with jenner on abc last month, this
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will do rather well this summer e! will also focus on gender transition airing an eight-part series. >> in south carolina, we think a lovely place, myrtle beach, charleston, gamecocks, whatever. but one of the palmetto state's favorite sons is stephen colbert. >> the former colbert report anchor and the future late show host is a product of south carolina's public schools. and now he's giving something back as a thank you. he is funding every grant request by south carolina public schoolteachers and he's doing this on a crowd funding website. >> we're talking about 1,000 projects. his contribution is $800,000. it includes an auction of his old anchor desk. he said while contributing this money, enjoy the learning, south carolina. >> both our parents are educators and we know that money will do good. that's awesome. his home state. way to go, colbert. looking back at the week that was.
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all right folks. the end of kayna's first full week here on the broadcast. we wrap up "the week that was." >> the week that was. i lived in a hotel all week. >> it was a nice hotel. >> it was. >> you're welcome. >> i have you to thank for that? oh, thanks, t.j. i had no idea. i really appreciate all the clean towels as well. also i learned that you don't get a lot of sleep. you're hiding five-hour energy over there. you don't get a lot of sleep on this show. it was a little tough, but it was good. >> you survived. >> i survived. >> here's our "friday rewind." >> we are here for freedom.
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everything else is smear. >> this is very scary. we heard boom, boom, boom, then we saw the cops everywhere. >> they drove up, got out, and open fired on the security officer. >> pushing for violence for many months, as long as we've been following him, he's been pushing for people to commit individual acts of violence. >> to watch people come together and be as determined as the city of baltimore has been to reclaim the city, rebuild the city and make it again the great city that it has always been has been inspiring for me. >> i think i'm the best person for the job because i understand how the economy actually works. >> i'm not a politician. i don't want to be a politician. [ applause ] politicians do what is politically expedient. i want to do what's right. >> government in washington is dysfunctional because it's become the roach motel. people go in but they never come out. >> what will you do when you're
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not president? >> i was thinking you and me could play some dominos together. >> dominos. ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ hallelujah. >> ho, ho, ho! >> what is this? >> anybody get $500 yet from him? >> i don't know. they had some good ones out there, though. that's a big man to be taking a fall. >> and what size is his shoe? >> a 17 or something like that. 23? sorry. >> it's like a swimming pool. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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as a pleasure. "good morning america" coming your way. making news in america this morning -- urgent warning. isis telling its members to kill americans on u.s. soil. and the staggering number of simple thirzs the fbi believes are already here. one storm sparking a massive fire at a gas well. much needed rain on the west coast as the first named storm of the season churned off the eastern seaboard. and late may snowfall? we're tracking it all. super scandal. tom brady in the hot seat. making his first public appearance since the report was released. patiently waiting. an american couple beating the odds. they have 12 children. all of t

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